major problem after enabling desktop effects (F9)...

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Wed Jul 16 09:08:45 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 16 July 2008 09:39:03 Alexander Apprich wrote:
> Hi Mike,
> Mike Chalmers wrote:
> > After I enabled desktop effects from the system settings, a major
> > problem happened. First, the log in screen came up so I logged in.
> > After I logged in it started to boot with the splash screen and after
> > the splash screen was gone all I could see is a my mouse pointer and a
> > black background. I can't do anything! Once again all I have is a
> > mouse pointer and a black screen after I log in. Many thanks.
> I had the same probleme with F8. In my case it was the nvidia driver.
> If you are using nvidia and you have the livna repo too try the
> following steps...
Bug #454055 implies that this is a video driver update problem, too.

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